The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Manager
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 427 458 397
Rank change year-on-year +31 -61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 505 616 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.59% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.61% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 407 503 635
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - -1.96%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Technical Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager.

Salary trend for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in the UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 479 £55,000 - 59
London +16 229 £62,500 +4.16% 31
South East +4 65 £52,500 -4.54% 12
West Midlands +26 46 £46,250 -10.19% 2
South West +52 44 £60,000 +19.40% 2
City of London +37 43 £60,000 -17.24% 13
East of England +10 33 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Berkshire +30 32 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Bristol +19 24 £65,000 +57.57% 1
Birmingham +21 23 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Yorkshire +30 21 £37,500 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +18 21 £53,750 +34.37% 3
North West -16 18 £42,500 -3.68% 6
Scotland +26 16 £58,750 +14.07% 3
Reading +41 15 £37,500 -37.50%
Manchester -20 15 £42,500 -3.68% 5
Hertfordshire 0 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Nottingham +18 13 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +17 13 £70,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +12 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +19 11 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Edinburgh +12 11 £60,000 +18.81% 3
Coventry +25 10 £54,500 +9.00%
North Yorkshire +17 9 £32,500 -48.00%
St Albans -5 9 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £42,500 +15.64% 3
West End of London - 8 £52,500 - 2
Wiltshire +22 7 £57,500 +29.94%
Peterborough - 7 £46,500 - 1
Harrogate - 7 £32,500 -

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Technical Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 338 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (31.58%) Project Management
3 273 (25.66%) Finance
4 208 (19.55%) Microsoft
5 194 (18.23%) ITIL
6 149 (14.00%) Degree
7 145 (13.63%) PRINCE2
8 137 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 124 (11.65%) SQL
10 118 (11.09%) Java
11 115 (10.81%) Scrum
12 112 (10.53%) .NET
12 112 (10.53%) Data Centre
13 104 (9.77%) MS Excel
14 99 (9.30%) Service Delivery
14 99 (9.30%) VMware
15 96 (9.02%) Windows
16 94 (8.83%) C#
17 88 (8.27%) SQL Server
18 87 (8.18%) QA
19 83 (7.80%) SDLC
20 82 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 82 (7.71%) Cisco
21 78 (7.33%) Big Data
22 74 (6.95%) Linux
23 73 (6.86%) Retail
24 69 (6.48%) Marketing
24 69 (6.48%) Telecoms
25 68 (6.39%) Banking
26 66 (6.20%) HTML

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (2.44%) SAS
2 23 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.03%) IIS
3 11 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 9 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (0.75%) Apache
6 7 (0.66%) Confluence
7 6 (0.56%) CMS
7 6 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.47%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.38%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.38%) JBoss
10 3 (0.28%) FormScape
10 3 (0.28%) TPMS
11 2 (0.19%) Drupal
11 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 104 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.32%) MS Project
3 36 (3.38%) MS Office
4 19 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.32%) SPSS
6 4 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.28%) Magento
3 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.094%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.094%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.08%) SaaS
2 51 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (2.44%) Office 365
6 9 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.85%) IaaS
7 6 (0.56%) GitHub
7 6 (0.56%) PaaS
8 4 (0.38%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 3 (0.28%) AdWords
10 2 (0.19%) G Suite
11 1 (0.094%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.094%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.094%) FinancialForce.com
11 1 (0.094%) Trello
11 1 (0.094%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.38%) Firewall
2 35 (3.29%) LAN
3 30 (2.82%) Internet
3 30 (2.82%) WAN
4 28 (2.63%) Network Security
5 27 (2.54%) SAN
6 19 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.50%) VoIP
8 14 (1.32%) DNS
8 14 (1.32%) VPN
9 13 (1.22%) MPLS
9 13 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (0.85%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.66%) BGP
11 7 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.66%) DHCP
11 7 (0.66%) FTP
11 7 (0.66%) HTTP
12 6 (0.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.33%) Big Data
3 32 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
4 31 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (2.16%) QlikView
7 22 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.22%) GIS
9 13 (1.22%) MySQL
10 11 (1.03%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.75%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 6 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
14 6 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (3.76%) JIRA
2 14 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.13%) Maven
4 9 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.66%) JMeter
6 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Blend
6 6 (0.56%) Selenium
7 4 (0.38%) CA Flowdock
7 4 (0.38%) JUnit
7 4 (0.38%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.38%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.28%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.19%) Ant
9 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.19%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.094%) Log4j
10 1 (0.094%) Subversion
General
1 273 (25.66%) Finance
2 73 (6.86%) Retail
3 69 (6.48%) Marketing
3 69 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 68 (6.39%) Banking
5 28 (2.63%) Advertising
6 26 (2.44%) Legal
6 26 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.22%) Publishing
9 12 (1.13%) Back Office
9 12 (1.13%) German Language
10 10 (0.94%) Billing
10 10 (0.94%) Electronics
10 10 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.85%) Law
12 6 (0.56%) Games
13 5 (0.47%) Automotive
14 4 (0.38%) Front Office
15 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (10.53%) .NET
2 66 (6.20%) HTML
3 47 (4.42%) HTML5
4 39 (3.67%) CSS
5 37 (3.48%) XML
6 29 (2.73%) ASP.NET
7 26 (2.44%) Web Services
8 17 (1.60%) jQuery
9 15 (1.41%) REST
9 15 (1.41%) Spring
10 14 (1.32%) AngularJS
10 14 (1.32%) CSS3
10 14 (1.32%) Java EE
11 13 (1.22%) Middleware
11 13 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (1.03%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.03%) J2EE
13 10 (0.94%) JMS
14 9 (0.85%) Hibernate
14 9 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 62 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 40 (3.76%) User Experience
5 27 (2.54%) PMI
6 25 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.88%) Fintech
9 15 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.41%) Social Media
10 10 (0.94%) Clustering
10 10 (0.94%) Life Science
11 9 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.85%) Replication
12 8 (0.75%) Derivative
12 8 (0.75%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.66%) NHS
14 5 (0.47%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.47%) Video on Demand
15 4 (0.38%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 96 (9.02%) Windows
2 74 (6.95%) Linux
3 47 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 42 (3.95%) Unix
5 26 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.13%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.85%) Solaris
11 8 (0.75%) Android
11 8 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.19%) zOS
16 1 (0.094%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (31.58%) Project Management
3 194 (18.23%) ITIL
4 145 (13.63%) PRINCE2
5 137 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 115 (10.81%) Scrum
7 99 (9.30%) Service Delivery
8 83 (7.80%) SDLC
9 65 (6.11%) DevOps
10 64 (6.02%) Analytics
11 58 (5.45%) Change Management
12 54 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (4.79%) Process Improvement
14 50 (4.70%) Business Analysis
14 50 (4.70%) E-Commerce
15 48 (4.51%) Mentoring
15 48 (4.51%) Migration
16 47 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 47 (4.42%) Product Management
17 44 (4.14%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 124 (11.65%) SQL
2 118 (11.09%) Java
3 94 (8.83%) C#
4 57 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 31 (2.91%) C
6 21 (1.97%) PHP
7 20 (1.88%) C++
7 20 (1.88%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 18 (1.69%) Python
10 11 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.94%) R
12 7 (0.66%) Ruby
12 7 (0.66%) VB
12 7 (0.66%) XAML
13 6 (0.56%) ABAP
13 6 (0.56%) Scala
13 6 (0.56%) VBScript
14 5 (0.47%) CFML
14 5 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 149 (14.00%) Degree
2 48 (4.51%) PMI Certification
3 35 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 31 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (2.82%) PMP
6 26 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.60%) MCSE
8 16 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (1.32%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.22%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.03%) APMP
11 11 (1.03%) CCNA
11 11 (1.03%) CCNP
12 9 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.66%) CISM
13 7 (0.66%) CISSP
13 7 (0.66%) MCSA
14 6 (0.56%) CISA
14 6 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.18%) QA
2 43 (4.04%) SLA
3 29 (2.73%) PMO
4 16 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.13%) EMIR
5 12 (1.13%) MiFID
6 11 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.94%) COBIT
8 8 (0.75%) SDET
9 5 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.094%) IFRS
10 1 (0.094%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (5.55%) Active Directory
3 35 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.28%) vSphere
5 2 (0.19%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.094%) Firmware
6 1 (0.094%) KVM
6 1 (0.094%) oVirt
6 1 (0.094%) vCloud
6 1 (0.094%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (1.03%) SCCM
3 5 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.47%) SCOM
4 4 (0.38%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.38%) WSUS
5 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.094%) Ansible
6 1 (0.094%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.094%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.094%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.094%) NetCrunch
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.094%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.094%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.094%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 208 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 99 (9.30%) VMware
3 82 (7.71%) Cisco
4 49 (4.61%) Citrix
5 44 (4.14%) Oracle
6 34 (3.20%) HP
7 28 (2.63%) SAP
8 19 (1.79%) NetApp
8 19 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.60%) Tableau
10 16 (1.50%) Dell
10 16 (1.50%) IBM
11 13 (1.22%) Google
12 12 (1.13%) Juniper
13 8 (0.75%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.75%) F5
13 8 (0.75%) Jaspersoft
13 8 (0.75%) Veeam
14 7 (0.66%) PayPal
14 7 (0.66%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £65000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum healthcare, pension, + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ISL
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6.5k Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + uncapped commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago